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Webinar: Moore ClearComm: An Overview of Cyber Security & Our Latest Pulse Survey Results For the Education Sector

On the 26th April 2021 at 1.30pm we will team up with Moore ClearComm to provide a webinar on cyber security. At this webinar we will also provide our latest pulse survey results for the education sector. 

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XERO LAUNCHES MULTIFACTOR AUTHENTICATION

During the course of this year, all Xero users will have to set up multifactor authentication to meet the changes. Xero users are able to choose between two different authentication combinations, for example your email address and password, with something that has an authenticator app, like a tablet of smartphone. 

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The benefits of filing your online VAT returns with Making Tax Digital

Any VAT registered businesses who are not already signed up to MTD, HMRC will gradually migrate onto their new ETMP platform in stages during 2021, in advance of MTD for VAT becoming mandatory from April 2022. 

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Tax Diary April & May 2021

Important dates for your tax diary in April and May 2021.

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Small Business Brexit Support Fund

Since 15 March 2021, smaller businesses can apply for grants of up to £2,000 to help them adapt to new customs and tax rules when trading with the EU. 

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Furlough scheme changes from 1 July 2021

The government has confirmed its intention that furloughed employees will be paid 80% of their wages for hours not worked under the furlough scheme. 

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Temporary extension of loss relief carry-backs

The policy aims to provide a cash flow benefit to businesses by providing additional relief for trading losses, thereby generating repayments for tax paid for two additional years.

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Am I eligible for the next Self-employed income support scheme grant (SEISS)?

If you became self-employed after 5 April 2019 and you have submitted your 2019-20 tax return before 2 March 2021, you may be eligible for the next two Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grants for the quarter end 30 April 2021 and the final claims period to 30 September 2021.

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HOW WILL THE UPCOMING CHANGES TO OFFPAYROLL WORKING IMPACT REAL ESTATE AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRIES

The update now puts the onus of the SDS (Status Determination Statement) on medium or large companies using contractors. Companies which HMRC defines as a small company will not have to complete the SDS.

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How can you maximise your cash before the end of the tax year?

Tax planning might not sound like the most exciting way to spend your time, however it could have a significant effect on your finances. As the 2020/21 tax year draws to a close there are multiple considerations for what you can do to utilise your cash before the limitations reset as well as planning ahead for the future.

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Super Deductions on new plant and machinery assets from 1 April 2021

Starting 1 April 2021 and ending 31 March 2023, most companies that invest in qualifying new plant and machinery assets will be able to claim new super-deductions and allowances.

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New R&D Tax Credit Cap imposed for PAYE

The PAYE cap, which was first mentioned in the 2018 Budget, is finally becoming law for accounting periods beginning on or after 1 April 2021.